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>> this is nbr. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. b.p. pleads guilty to felony charges and will pay more than $4 billion for damage caused by the "deepwater horizon" oil spill. >> tom: i'm tom hudson. china makes its once-a-decade leadership change just as the chinese economy faces pressure from outside and in. >> susie: and the fiscal cliff isn't the only uncertainty for c.e.o.s. the future of financial regulations with the c.e.o. of florida-based bank united. >> tom: that and more tonight on nbr! $4.5 billion and guilty pleas to charges of manslaughter and lying to congress. that was the admission today from b.p. two and a half years after the "deepwater horizon" disaster in the gulf of mexico. that disaster killed 11 people and led to the worst oil spill in u.s. history. inits guilty ple b.p. saidt deeply regrets the loss of life and almost five million barrels of oil that into the gulf. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: justice department officials hope today's settlement and criminal pleas will bring justice to the families of the men who died when the "deepwater horizon" exploded.
the latest on the war which has claimed civilian deaths on both sides. >> brown: then, b.p. admits to felony charges and aees to pay the largest single criminal fine in u.s. history. we examine the legal resolution of the gulf coast spill, two years later. >> suarez: science correspondent miles o'brien asks an age old question. why do we sleep? the answer comes from an unlikely underwater source. >> no, you don't need more sleep? you're getting plenty of sleep right? are you getting plenty of sleep? yes. >> brown: china's new leader will head both the communist party and the military. we assess the change at the top in beijing. >> suarez: and we close with the story of volunteers stepping up to help victims of hurricane sandy in the borough of queens in new york. >> there's people who have been without attention for a long time. some with, some without running water. definitely without power. you know, so as time goes, it gets worse. and i'm afraid if we don't like, really get this situation under control. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour
also has returned an indictment charging the two highest ranking b.p. supervisors were -- who were onboard the horizon on the day of the speculation with 23 criminal counts. 11 counts of involuntary manslaughter and alleged violences of the clean water act. the grand jury has also charged a former b.p. executive -- has charged him with hiding information from congress and allegedly lying to law enforcement officials. these and other matters remain open, including a separate civil action that's pending in federal court here in new orleans. we are looking forward to the trial, which is scheduled to begin in february of next year in which we intend to prove that b.p. was grossly negligent in causing the oil spill. in that lawsuit we are seeking civil penalties and a judgment that b.p. and others are liable for renewable costs and natural resource damages, exposetures that could although -- amount to billions of dollars. we remain as determined as every to hold those responsible accountable. in addition to my colleagues, we are firmly committed to combating oil spill fraud by investiga
morning to you. want to begin as we said with that $4.5 billion fine of b.p. over the oil spill from 2010. here's the front page of the "houston chronicle" this morning. b.p. stock with $4.5 billion fines. the column notes that finally justice for 11 lyes lost. another headline, b.p. pleads guilty, a picture of the deep water horizon rig there from the incident. and want to take you to "the advocate" also in louisiana. oil firm to plead guilty to charges in death. b.p. agrees to pay out $4.5 billion in debt. and a day of reckoning arrives for b.p. on thursday. we'll read you the front page story from the "wall street journal" now. b.p. slapped with record fines. they agreed to accept criminal responsibility for the 2010 deep water horizon disaster that killed 11 workers and paid $4.5 billion in fines and restitution. the biggest fine ever levied by the u.s. justice department. but the oil producer still faces a costlier battle for the pollution unleashed when the drilling rig exploded in the gulf of mexico and caused the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. they will plead guilty to
are announcing that b.p. has agreed to pay more than a half billion dollars that it misled investigators about the rate of oil flowing during the deep water horizon disaster. the $525 million penalty represents the third largest civil penalty ever assessed and those funds will be used to compensate harmed investors for losses sustained from this fraud. b.p. misrepresented in f.c.c. filings that the oil spill flow rate was estimated to be up to 5,000 barrels of oil per day and that was the current estimate. in fact b.p. was in position of numerous analysis where 5,000 was at the lowest end of the range and those same analysis had upper ranges that were many multiples of 5,000 barrels. according to our complaint b.p. executives made public statements in which they stood behind the flow rate of 5,000 barrels despite an ever growing body of evidence that the estimate was unreasonably low. they dismissed higher estimates reached by third party scientist and they realized it was nearly ten times the amount that b.p. estimated. the spill and concealment of the truth by b.p. caused devastating loss to
the department filed a 14 count information charging b.p. with eleven counts of felony manslaughter. one count of felony obstruction of justice and violations of the clean water and migratory bird treaty acts in connection with the deep water horizon oil spill that began in april of 2010. b.p. has agreed to plead guilty to all 14 criminal charges including responsibility for the deaths of eleven people and the events that led to an unprecedented environmental catastrophe. the company has also agreed to pay $4 billion in fines understand penalties. this marks both the largest single criminal fine, more than $1.25 billion and the largest total criminal resolution $4 billion in the history of the united states. it's stands as a testament to the hard work countless investigators, attorneys, support staff members and other persons from the deep water horizon task force and state and local agencies who have worked to advance a complex and wide ranging investigation that began even before the oil well was capped. and it constitutes a major environmental achievement of fulfilling a promise that i made
>> pelley: tonight, b.p. pays the price. criminal charges, and the largest fine in history, two years after the disast merit gulf. manuel bojorquez reports and we'll hear from a survivor. >> i said, "we're going to burn up or we're going to jump." >> pelley: rockets rain down as israel and the palestinians square off. will it be war in the middle east? allen pizzey is in teal, nancy cordes at the white house. did 13 people die because they drank a high-caffeine energy drink? dr. jon lapook put the question to the man behind 5-hour energy. >> reporter: can you tell me how many milligrams of caffeine? >> i'm not talking to you, i'm talking to-- >> pelley: and a factory that makes memories is destroyed by fire. will the bells ring again by christmas? c hd with the last bell maker. >> pelley: good evening. today, b.p. pleaded guilty to criminal charges and agreed to pate largest fine in u.s. history more than two years after its drilling operation killed 11 workers and unleashed the largest accidental oil still ever. the deepwater horizon exploded in the gulf of mexico on the night
by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. today, b.p. pleaded guilty to criminal charges and agreed to pay the largest fine in u.s. history more than two years after its drilling operation killed 11 workers and unleashed the largest accidental oil still ever. 11 deepwater horizon exploded what followed was a gusher that ran for 85 days, spilling an estimated 172 million gallons. the company agreed to pay 4.5 billion dollars in fines. two bp employees will be charged with manslaughter, and a third with lying to isngress. manuel bojorquez is in new orleans with details of what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: two former b.p. employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking b.p. supervisors on seepwater horizon. they were in charge of the test that signaled grave danger the afternoon of the explosion. on. test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges b.p. managers, robert kaluza, and reald vidrine, failed to call ogineers on shore to discuss the abnormal readings. gs.tead, they allowed
evening. three b.p. oil company employees appeared in federal court today, heo of them charged with 11 counts of involuntary manslaughter. those are for the 11 crewmen killed in 2010 when the deepwater horizon explode excluded and sank in the gulf of mexico. the well ran wild for more than 80 days, unleashing the largest accidental oil spill in history. mark strassmann is covering the courthouse for us in new orleans tonight. mark. mark. >> reporter: scott, this prosecution moves away from the b.p. spill's environmental and economic impacts. instead, its the preventable deaths of 11 people. bob kaluza oversaw safety for b.p. aboard the deepwater horizon when the rig exploded. >> i did not cause this tragedy. i am innocent. and i put my trust, reputation, and future in the hands of the judge and the jury. >> reporter: donald vidrine, another b.p. senior supervisor aboard the rig, also pleaded not guilty. they were in charge of a test that indicated a combustible gas had seeped into well. the indictment alleges kaluza and vadrine didn't call engineers on shore to discuss the abnormal rea
. this is in relation to the settlement announced today b.p. oil's paying $4.5 billion fine, settlement, in the case for the gulf coast oil spill. that news conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. eastern. we hope to take you there live. >> as you can see in that mob of folks from staten island and reporters the president is actually in new york. he came up just a bit earlier today and started his afternoon in new york with a helicopter tour above some flooded and burned out sections of queens and staten island. he made an aerial tour over the neighborhood that included the breezy point community where roughly 100 homes were burned in a massive fire during the storm. >> live here on staten island waiting to hear possible comments by president obama who's been touring parts of queens and staten island that were seriously damaged and affected by the aftermath of hurricane sandy, superstorm sandy as it's been called. we also hope to take you live shortly to new orleans where attorney general eric holder will speak about the government's $4.5 billion settlement with b.p. over the oil spill in 2010. and ne
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. >> would this be a next rally? >> they may have to put a towel or--it is 6:24 a.m. right now and b.p. stated that will pay money due to the spill. >> you concede traffic is looking good. >> it is 6:27 a.m.. >> a person that is familiar with the deal stated that b.p. has agreed to pay a penalty due to the 2010 oil spill. they stated that b.p. employees may face manslaughter charges over the people that died. the person stated that b.p. will plead guilty to obstruction of line to congress and about how much oil the was actually coming out of the whale. >> it is 6:27 a.m. and we are just three minutes away from opening bell. the nasdaq is getting ready to start trading. this fall and obviously in big trouble this morning. a lot of people asking how often she possibly be on the road with three prior do you i convictions. >> protesters under upset and over tuition costs having a meeting in san francisco. the finance committee meeting recently okayed the budget framework for the school year. the framework does the fan on the state giving the university fan additional $276 million. governor
-- there was other news today out on the industrial front, which is we also learned that two b.p., british petroleum rig supervisors and former beep executive pleaded inning from charges stemming from the 2010 deep water horizon rig disaster. they claim their scapegoats for higher ups like former c.e.o. tony hayward. b.p. had fines on the civil side. do you think that they were being scapegoated? do you think there is an effort to try to flip the lower level folks in favor of going after someone like the c.e.o. and should the c.e.o. be a target? >> oh, i can't speak to the guilt of the two that are charged at b.p., but one difference with massey is that it is going far higher up in the corporation. the president of a unit being charged and pleading guilty to felonies is an important step, but the prosecutors clearly have their eye on the c.e.o. at the time of the whole company. at b.p., that is not yet the case, but ultimately, it isn't who was guilty of the crime, it is who is the author of the culture and work patterns that result in these kinds of accidents that has to pay a price and be charged
much. >> thank you. coming up, the justice department brings down the hammer on b.p. over the gulf oil spill. >>> plus, 15 days after the storm, president obama returns to survey the damage and to lend some much needed emotional support. you're watching "early today." >>> well, here are some. stories making news this morning. b.p. has agreed to pay a record criminal penalty of $4.5 billion. attorney general eric holder says much of the money will be used to help restore the gulf. >>> president obama got a firsthand look at hurricane sandy's disaster zones on new york's staten island on thursday. the president consoled grieving victims and vowed to stick with them. >>> prosecutors in new york state are dropping drug possession charges against john bon jovi's 19-year-old daughter after measure her apparent heroin overdose. under state law she cannot be prosecuted for possession. >>> and some former first children gave a texas audience an inside look at life in the white house. jenna bush hager reveals about having her first kiss on the executive mansion's first rooftop. steve ford talked
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of the most biggest criminal penalties said the country has ever seen. >>b.p. pleaded guilty to 14 charges included 12 felonies that resorts is and the oil spill. it will pay for a half billion dollars in penalties. >>this was the largest criminal findings. this is the total criminal in history. >>the april 2010 explosion killed workers and 205 things of oil was entered into the environment. $2.4 billion of the company's funds will be dedicated to environmental reservations. along with the criminal and environmental panel b.p. was also pay half a million dollars to settle claims with ask ec. it >>is approved by the court would have cost b.p. nearly $42 billion. in addition the company officials are facing criminal charges. the peace entered a statement stating that they apologize for their role and that they are trying to get a resolution. they stated that they have accepted responsibility. under the clean water act they also can be facing a $20 million penalty. and this could take three years to sort out. >>in missouri a 20 year-old man is accused of plotting a shooting at a showing of th
on an oil rig. it happened the day after b.p. agreed to pay record criminal penalties for the deep water horizon oil spill. >>trace: a developing story from the gulf of mexico and a search after an oil rig exploded this morning. it happened off the coast of louisiana 25 miles south of grand isle. houston-based black elk energy confirmed the blast occurred on their platform. the fire is now contained. they say they are using helicopters and boats to search for two people who are now missing. this blast comes a day after oil giant b.p. agreed to felony charges and record $4.5 billion settlement for the 2010 deep water horizon disaster. phil is live in south florida with more. what is the latest? phil: the search officially is continuing for those two workers. 11 of the workers that were taken by helicopter are being treated. several of them for very serious burns. the location of this oil-producing platform is 25 miles east, southeast, of grand isle, louisiana. according to investigators, the cause of the fire appeared to be workers doing maintenance and cutting pipe on the platform. oil w
it when we continue. 2 b.p. regs supervisors and a former executive pleaded not guilty in the deadly deep water horizon explosion in the gulf of mexico. b.p. well site leaders are charged with manslaughter and the deaths of 11 rig workers. there also accused of ignoring abnormally high pressure readings just before the explosion. the oil rig explosion killed 11 workers and millions of baliol sales of oil into the gulf. >> hostess plans to ask for a just to give executive bonuses as part is that of its plan. they say the incentive pay totaling $1.8 million is needed to retain the 19 managers during the liquidation process which could take a year. it includes the quick sale of its brands that include wonder bread. hostess has received a flood of interest and the brand. they have a loss of 18,000 jobs. the u.s. economy grew at 2.7% for july through september. that is up from initial investment of 2%. this is the best third quarter performance in two years and companies spent more to build up inventories in the third quarter than originally estimated in the u.s. trade deficit. some positive n
warmer. >> new guilty plea from to b.p. supervisors. b.p. leaders are charged with manslaughter in the death of 11 workers. they are accused of disregarding readings just before it exploded. b.p. is vice president of texas operation stated that they were charged separately because they concealed information from congress. they did not state to cumbrous, chagall was actually leaking. >> new this morning the u.s. economy grew by 2.7%. this is up from an initial estimation. this marks the best third quarter performance. the data states that companies spend more to build up inventory and what was are originally estimated. we also have news from them and will consume reports that stated that wireless carriers. >> at&t was last and the survey for customer satisfaction but it did top all the wireless carriers for the 4 g area. at&t customers reported that they have the fewest problems including the service interruptions and slow speeds. but when it comes to customer satisfaction they're still less. >> it is 8:26 a.m.. we will be right back. >> one of the stories that we are following i
disasters. who's responsible? >> robert bea: b.p. >> pelley: the government agrees. on thursday, the department of justice announced $4.5 billion in penalties against the oil company, including $1.3 billion in criminal fines, the most in history. two b.p. supervisors have been indicted for manslaughter. and the company has agreed to plead guilty to felony misconduct charges. all this, in addition to billions in civil claims against b.p. i'm scott pelley. we'll be back next week with another edition of "60 minutes," and i'll see you tomorrow on the "cbs evening news." captioning funded by cbs, and ford-- built for the road ahead. i put away money. i was 21, so i said, "hmm, i want to retire at 55." and before you know it, i'm 58 years old. time went by very fast. it goes by too, too fast. ♪ but i would do it again in a heartbeat. [ laughs ] ♪ ♪ ♪ it's "go" time.. this is no ordinary thanksgiving. sears black friday doorbusters start 8pm thursday, going all night with more doorbusters 4am friday. this is sears. then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and a
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a estar mejor. >>> en nueva york, telemundo. . >>> la petrolera b p se declara culpable de los cargos por el derramamiento de petróleo en el golfo de méxico y acordó los cargos por ne fdaños. el fiscal general dijo que 2 empleados que trabajaban en la compañía durante el desastre podrían enfrentar acusaciones como homocidio involuntario. >>> en arizona las elecciones aún no terminan muchos hispanos abrigan esperanzas que su esfuerzo haya valido la pena para sacar de supuesto a joe arpaio, vamos con el informe. >>> esta vigilia en centro de phoenix cumplió la semana, día y noche los presentes rezan a la virgen de guadalupe piden que sus esfuerzo por motivar latinos a votar no sea en vano. >>> me parece falta de respeto para estas personas que tomaron tiempo para dar este voto, para decir aquí estoy, y mi voz cuenta y que no sabemos donde están los votos de estas personas. >>> más de una semana de las elecciones en arizona aún no se ha finalizado el conteo de votos. >>> y estos activistas temen que los votos sin contar son de 30 mil nuevos votantes latinos que registraron con
. >>> more than two years after the spill in the gulf of mexico,b.p. has accepted responsibility. elizabeth corden tells us this is not in last on the deadly accident. >> reporter: bp pleaded guilty to charges for the spill, and will pay $1.25 billion. >> this is the largest total resolution in the history of the united states. >> reporter: the aim, 2010 explosion killed 2,000 workers and released an estimated 200 million gallons of oil into is this gulf you have mexico. >> about $2.4 billion of the company funds will be dedicated to environmental restoration, preservation, and conservation efforts throughout this region. >> reporter: along with the criminal and civil personal, bp will also pay half a billion dollars to -- add odd to what the company has paid in clean- up expenses and other settlements, the oil spill would have costed bp nearly $42 billion. three officials are facing criminal charges. the chief executive i should a statement thursday. saying, "we apologize for our roll in the accident and we've accepted responsibility for our acts actions. but bp's legal woes are far from o
fine. what the feds call a blatant lie from b-p, aftere dent that killed 11, >>> a record spill draws a record fine. what the feds call a blatant lie from bp after the accident that killed 11 and devastated the gulf coast. [ inaudible ] >> why experts say california gas companies may not be telling the whole truth about what you're paying to fill up. >> for anyone heading to see any of the big block butters. someone in the heat sir probably watching you. >> it was the largest accident all oil spill ever. today bp agreed to pay the largest fine in u.s. history. the oil rig exploded on the night of april 20th, 2010. eleven workers were killed in the fire. 172million-gallons of oil gushed into the gulf of mexico. bp will pay $4.5 billion in fines. two employees? charged with manslaughter. one with lying to congress. cbs news reporter on what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former bp employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking bp supervisors on deep water horizon. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment
when it was first shut down. this platform is 80 miles away from b.p.'s deepwater horizon, which exploded in 2010, leaking five million barrels of oil into the gulf. unlike deepwater horizon, which was a mile deep, this rig was in shallow water, just 56 feet, and since it was not producing oil, there was only a small leak of about 28 gallons. the c.e.o. of the company which owns the platform toured the site with investigators. he says while his main concern remains the victims, the company still plans to eventually bring that platform back online. margaret. >> brennan: manuel bojorques, grand isle, louisiana, thank you. the threat of job cuts and tax hikes that may result from the fiscal cliff loom over the holiday shopping season. the national retail federation projected $586 billion in spending, an increase of more than 4% over last year. drew levinson tells us store owners are holding their breath. >> reporter: as in years passed with elbows sharpepped and smart phones in hand, shoppers are getting primed for black friday, the most analyzed day of the retail year and the holid
to determine the motive for the murder of theresa bass. >> three people were shot tonight at a b.p. gas station in ast. it happened about 7:30 off of benning road. right now, it's not clear just what led up to the gunfire. one of the victims is said to be in serious condition, but none of the injuries are considered life threatening. >> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown is on house arrest for six months. it's part of the bank fraud conviction. as part of a plea deal, brown admitted to lying on loan documents and stepped down from the council in june. he's also sentenced to one day in police custody which he served today. >> a plea deal is off the table for the suspected east coast rapist. aaron thomas was supposed to be pleading guilty today for attacking three teenagers on halloween in 2009. but the deal fell through when thomas told the judge he wasn't sure what was right or wrong. his trial will begin in january. >> two significant announcements in d.c. today. the first deals with schools. 20 public schools are to be slated to be shut down. many of them by the next school year. the go
insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >> chris: in a record settlement, british oil giant b.p. will pay $4.5 billion to the u.s. government for 2010 u.s. oil spill. the company will plead guilty to felony counts related to the death of 11 workers. as well as lying to congress. two b.p. employees will reportedly face manslaughter charges. thousands of united airlines passengers were stranded for several hours today when the company's computers went down. by early afternoon, united said the problem had been reed. it's at least the third computer outal for the airline since june. the connecticut governor's office says super storm sandy cost the state at least $360 million. the storm is being blamed for manufacturing downturns in philadelphia and new york. eric shawn has more on president obama's visit to disaster zone. >> comforter in chief, president obama toured staten island, parts which were devastated by hurricane sandy. >> my promise to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we will be here until the rebuilding is complete. i meant it. i will com
400 stores, where queen mattresses start at just $699. >> are gas prices going up again? >> b.p. agreed to pay $4.5 billion in settlement of criminal charges in the gulf oil spill. in other news, b.p. will raise the price of gas by $4.5 billion >> that's your last call. lights are blinking, we are closing down shop.
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and pronounced dead.no word on an identity. oil giant b-p s expected to admit criminal misconduct innconnection with the 2010 deepwater horizon spiil in he gulf.it's reported... b-p and the plea deal and details could be announced todayythe company will reportedly acknowledge some type of criminnl behavior pnd is expected to pay a record fine - in exchange for a waiver of future prosecution on the charggs.b-p will only confirm that it's in "advanced discussionn" - and no agreement has been reached. an orlano magic cheerleader... falll and hits her head during you see she's misses er footing...on her teemmates shoulders...and just falls pard to the ground.but 31-year-old jamie woode...keeps her team spirit... and assures the crowd he's alright, as she's wheeled away on the stretcher. her family says... sse suffered three vertebrae practures... and a broken rib... but luckily there were ánoá signs of neurologiial damage.she's expected toommke a full recovery. 3 enjoy milk and cookies... foo freeeat one of the events waterrront partnership iss hosting. emily gracey joins us forrthis morning
israelis and 19 palestinian have die in the fighting. b.p. agreeing to a hefty fine and criminal charms for the 2010 gulf oil spill. they will pay the u.s. government, a record-setting $4.5 bill whereon and plead guilt tow criminal charges for the deaths of 11 rig workers and for lying about how much oil was spilling into the gulf. three former b.p. executives also indicted, two of them for manslaughter am i'm marianne rafferty. now back to "on the record." >> greta: okay, listen to this one. democratic senator 58 murray will seek the job of senate budget committee chair. but get this -- she can be the commit to dog a budget. she wants the title, but does he want to do the job? doesn't the senate need somebody to come up with a budget or try since they haven't passed one since 2009 joining us are rick cline, the washington post, steve hayez. >> i think the bottoming chairman should try to pass a budget. it hasn't been achieved in a while. going with the optimistic feeling that we have a chance. the problem now is that people's attention is divided elsewhere, even on the fiscal matters.
the charge. three b.p. employees were arraigned in new orleans today on charges stemming from the 2010 oil disaster in the gulf of mexico. the charges ranged from manslaughter to concealing information. the two rig supervisors and a former executive pleaded not guilty. separately, the u.s. environmental protection agency barred b.p. from new federal contracts-- indefinitely. it cited a lack of business integrity. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to margaret. >> warner: the palestinian authority will make an historic move tomorrow at the united nations, despite being discouraged by the united states. for palestinian president mahmoud abbas, it is a moment of diplomatic and political opportunity. tomorrow's vote in the u.n. general assembly. >> we are going tomorrow to the united nations to upgrade the status of palestine to an observer state at the u.n. and this is the first step to accomplish our palestinian rights which we have cemented in >> warner: abbas is seeking recognition of palestine as a non-member observer state encompassing the west bank, gaza and east jerus
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